1945The First Blessing of the Fleet was performed.Events & Anniversaries, Celebrations & Anniversaries

Blessing of the Fleet, c. 1947. Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 14033
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Manuel P. Domingos, Jr., Linda Brayton, David Masters. Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Domingos, Manuel P., Jr.. 1978. Sawyer Free Library. https://omeka-s.noblenet.org/s/gloucester/item/4993

As part of the 55th anniversary of the founding of the Church of the Lady of Good Voyage, the fleet of 25 fishing vessels was blessed by Archbishop Cushing and 40 priests following a procession to the state pier,

Gloucester Daily Times. "55th Anniversary Opens Next Sunday: Elaborate Program Planned by Our Lady of Good Voyage Committee Headed By Frank Oliver." May 17, 1945. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/ ORLANDO, SOFIA. “Viva Feva.” The Gillnetter, https://thegillnetter.com/14399/features/viva-feva/
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